Unilever to take over part of Sara Lee

Food to detergents group Unilever is to take over the body care division of the Sara Lee group for €1.3bn, the US firm said in a statement on Friday.

The unit includes brands such as Sanex, toothpastes Prodent and Zendium and baby care group Zwitsal.
Unilever CEO Paul Polman said the transaction considerably added to the group portfolio, showed strong growth potential and fitted in perfectly with the current company, the Financieele Dagblad reported.

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